NEWS

Can you help identify these robbers?

Hawke's Bay Police are appealing for information following an aggravated robbery at the Greenmeadows Four Square last Friday. Detective Sergeant Greg Simmons...

Ombudsman says Hawke's Bay prisoners' conditions and treatment improving

The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison has made significant progress towards improving prisoners’ safety, but has been s...

New Cornwall Park mural sends environmental message

A new mural has appeared in Cornwall Park over Easter, a winning design from the Nature Murals Competition, part of the KEEP New Zealand Beautiful programme. C...

Be safe, be seen this winter

Reflective clothing and bright lights are the best way to ensure others see you if you’re out and about on a bike in the early hours of the morning or at...

$8.8m to be spent on seismic strengthening of Hawke’s Bay Hospital

The Government’s funding announcement of $8.8 million for seismic strengthening of Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s theatre block is great news, chief e...

Opinion: Plenty of opportunity in provincial housing markets

There is a remarkable property story unfolding in New Zealand and for once it does not involve Auckland. Rather, it is our provincial cities and towns that are...

Outdoor burning banned in Napier and Hastings from tomorrow

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is reminding residents that rules applying to outdoor fires during winter in the Napier and Hastings air sheds take effect to...

New Head of School excited about EIT’s potential

EIT has appointed Sue Blackmore as the new Head of School of Viticulture and Wine. Sue combines a broad range of international industry know-how with years of...

Commissioner finds ‘poor pattern of care’ across Hawke’s Bay DHB services

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) in breach of the Code of Health...

Taradale Community Pool set to reopen thanks to help from NZCT

NZCT has recently approved a grant of $3,695 towards the fire and security services installation at the Taradale Community Pool in Napier. It is a boost to the...

Hastings council explains its strict new plastic recycling rules

From this Wednesday (May 1), the only plastics being collected for recycling across the Hastings district are plastic bottles with the numbers 1 or 2 stamped on...

Online fundraiser for former CHB shearer injured in Australian crash

The family of former Central Hawke's Bay shearer Liam Quinlivan have launched a Go Fund Me page to raise money to cover expenses after he was injured in a car c...

Workers Memorial Day marked in Napier today

All around the globe – including in Hawke’s Bay – events are being held to mark Workers Memorial Day, remembering those who have been killed a...

Dannevirke: a town that’s changing

Over the years many reasons took me through Dannevirke. The stately looking Viking on the ‘Welcome to Dannevirke’ sign always brought a welcome rel...

Former Bay man shatters world merino shearing record

New Zealand-born shearer Lou Brown has put in the quickest-ever day of merino shearing to smash a world record which has withstood at least four other attempts...

Minister congratulates Bridge Pa whānau on housing

Minister for Māori Development and Associate Minister of Housing Hon Nanaia Mahuta has congratulated whānau from Bridge Pa, near Hastings, for their vision of b...

St Leonards Park in Hastings back in action

The Western Rangers Football Club is one group that is pleased to see St Leonards Park in Hastings back in action for their first home game of the season this S...

Missing Porangahau woman found dead

Police say 22-year-old Porangahau woman Autumn Sciascia, who was reported missing yesterday, has been found dead. “Her death is not considered to be susp...

Waipawa crash victim named

Police have released the name of the woman who died in a two-car crash near Waipawa on Monday. She was 55-year-old Jane Frances Hunter of Porangahau. The cras...

Police searching for missing Porangahau woman

Police last night issued a plea for the public’s help to locate 22-year-old Autumn Sciascia of Porangahau. Autumn was reported missing at 10.30am yesterd...